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This interesting surname is of early medieval English origin, and is a surname formed from either one of two male given names, Jacob or John. Jacob derives from the Hebrew "aqob" meaning "supplanter" or, "following-after". In the Bible, this is the name of the younger twin brother of Esau, who took advantage of the latter's hunger and impetuousness to part with his birthright "for a mess of potage". The forename James is f identical origin, and both appear as "Jacobus" in the Latin. The Old French given name "Jacques", the usual French form of "Jacobus", was introduced into England by the Normans after the Conquest of 1066, and was Anglicized variously as "Jake", "Jacke" and "Jeke"...

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Joy Walters

Elizabeth Jack married John Holmes. John and his father didn’t see eye to eye on politics and who John married. So they left Ireland for American with their family and John’s brothers and sisters in the years right befor the American Revolution.


Hello , My name is Karla Stevenson my father's last name was Jack... My grandfather's name was James Jack and my father's name was O'Hara Jack... All my life I was told we were french dutch and Choctaw Indian.... We were told my grandma was the daughter of a slave owner .... When she was born her mom and her were sent away from the plantation.... And my grandfather's dad was supposed to be Choctaw Indian.... And my grandma's name was Beatrice Jack... But my oldest brother did a DNA test and turns out we are more Irish than any other race in our blood.. Irish , Dutch 4% black but I just want to know our history.. I been telling my kids wrong ... If you have any information or can help me .. Please let me know


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